|Forum: Microsoft Corporate|
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|121:|| Microsoft's Ballmer Says, "Not Interested" In New Bid For Yahoo|
"We are not interested in going back and re-looking at an acquisition," he said. "I don't know why they would be either, frankly."
|Nov 7, 2008|
|122:|| Microsoft BizSpark Set Up To Help Startups|
"Microsoft has launched a broad new effort, known as Microsoft BizSpark, to help entrepreneurs and startups get off the ground using Microsoft tools and technology."
|Nov 5, 2008|
|123:|| Microsoft Warns of Financial Crisis Fraudsters|
"What we'd like to do is raise awareness so that people feel more confident about using the Internet," Cranton said. "We don't want to see a reduction in e-commerce."
|Oct 30, 2008|
|124:|| Microsoft Announces It Will Deliver 'Office' Web Applications|
"As part of the next release of Office, we're announcing that Microsoft will deliver Office Web applications, lightweight versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, through a browser."
|Oct 29, 2008|
|125:|| Microsoft Windows Live Now Supports OpenID|
"We are happy to support that goal by providing OpenID-based sign-in functionality to Windows Live ID account holders."
|Oct 28, 2008|
|126:|| Microsoft To Preview Windows Azure, "Cloud Computing" Initiative|
"Microsoft Corp took the wraps off a new computing service that allows companies to use its data centres to run their Web applications in a bid to become a player in the so-called "cloud computing" trend."
|Oct 27, 2008|
|127:|| Microsoft Q1 Up 9pct to Almost $15.1 billion||Oct 24, 2008|
|128:|| Microsoft Announces Silverlight 2||Oct 14, 2008|
|129:|| Microsoft's Ballmer Interviewed: "We're Not Complacent"|
"Microsoft chief exec Steve Ballmer says slowness to grasp internet search potential hit the business."
|Oct 3, 2008|
|130:|| Microsoft Will Soon Release 'Windows Cloud' OS|
"Within a month, Microsoft will unveil what Ballmer called "Windows Cloud."
|Oct 2, 2008|
|131:|| Microsoft SearchPerks If You Search With Live Search|
"At this time, SearchPerks is a limited promotion, though we remain open to expending availability of the promotion to different browsers and operating systems based on consumer interest,"
|Oct 1, 2008|
|132:|| Microsoft's Ballmer On The Financial Crisis: "no company is immune"|
"Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Tuesday the global financial crisis will sap consumer and business spending, affecting all companies, including his own."
|Sept 30, 2008|
|133:|| Microsoft: Ready To Spend Money On Finding An Answer To Google|
"We need to do some work to fundamentally reinvent the search business model,"
|Sept 26, 2008|
|134:|| Microsoft Soon to Bring Web Search and Ads to Facebook|
"it would soon begin providing Web search services and associated advertisements by the end of the year on the American portion of the popular social network."
|July 25, 2008|
|135:|| Microsoft Reorganizes Windows and Online Services Business|
"In the Online Services Business, Microsoft will create a new senior lead position and will conduct a search that will span internal and external candidates."
|July 24, 2008|
|136:|| Microsoft In Private Pilot Test of Ad Revenue Sharing Scheme||July 19, 2008|
|137:|| Microsoft Ends Q4 With Strong Profit And Revenue Growth|
"For the company's fiscal fourth quarter, which ended June 30, Microsoft earned $4.3 billion, or 46 cents a share, up from $3 billion, or 31 cents a share, for the corresponding period a year ago. Total revenue rose 18% to $15.84 billion."
|July 18, 2008|
|138:|| Microsoft Backs Icahn's Bid to Oust Yahoo Board||July 8, 2008|
|139:|| Microsoft Acquires Semantic Search Engine, Powerset|
"Microsoft announced that it will acquire Powerset, a so-called "semantic" search engine that claims it can produce more relevant search results than Google by better reading and "understanding" search queries and Web pages."
|July 2, 2008|
|140:|| Bill Gates to Step Down as Chairman of Microsoft Today||June 27, 2008|
|141:|| Microsoft Wages War Against Google-Yahoo Ad Deal in Washington|
"The company says it's still interested in buying just Yahoo's search business."
|June 26, 2008|
|142:|| Microsoft To Acquire Navic Networks|
"In the latest in a string of acquisitions aimed at expanding its digital advertising services, Microsoft said that it was buying Navic Networks, a maker of television advertising technology."
|June 19, 2008|
|143:|| Microsoft To Open Search Technology Center (STC) In Europe|
"The new center will be designed to help accelerate Microsoft's investments in Live Search and disrupt the search and advertising marketplace to the benefit of both the consumer and the advertiser, in line with Microsoft's recent announcement in the U.S. of Live Search cashback."
|June 17, 2008|
|144:|| Microsoft Gets YuMe To Help Place Ads With Online Videos||June 17, 2008|
|145:|| Microsoft and Kaiser In Pilot of Patient Health Records|
"Microsoft Corp. and healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente plan to launch a pilot program to exchange patient information, the latest in a series of efforts to allow people to better maintain control over their health records."
|June 9, 2008|
|146:|| India, Brazil, South Africa Challenge Microsoft Office Docs Standard|
"India and Brazil have filed appeals against the adoption of the Microsoft-sponsored Office Open XML (OOXML) document format as an international standard."
|May 31, 2008|
|147:|| Microsoft's unit Fast Search & Transfer Faces Police Investigation||May 30, 2008|
|148:|| Microsoft Ends Book Scanning Programs|
"Live Search Books and Live Search Academics projects are being cancelled and the websites will be taken down next week, Microsoft senior vice president of search Satya Nadella said in an online posting."
|May 24, 2008|
|149:|| Microsoft's Ballmer Says Yahoo Buy Not a Strategy In Itself|
"Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer said on Friday that buying Yahoo was not a strategy in itself, and dropping the bid meant it now had $50 billion to spend on other acquisitions."
|May 23, 2008|
|150:|| Microsoft Live Search Cashback|
"The Redmond, Wash., software maker is rolling out a service called "Live Search cashback" that gives consumers money back on certain purchase of products found through Microsoft's live.com Web search service,..."
|May 21, 2008|
|151:|| Microsoft Proposing To Buy Yahoo Search?|
"Microsoft Corp has proposed to buy Yahoo Inc's search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out merger, a person familiar with the discussions said on Monday."
|May 20, 2008|
|152:|| Microsoft Readies For Office Cloud Computing|
"Microsoft Corp sees tens of millions of corporate e-mail accounts moving to its data centers over the next five years, shifting to a business model that may thin profit margins but generate more revenue."
|May 19, 2008|
|153:|| Microsoft WorldWide Telescope (Public Beta) Now Available|
"WorldWide Telescope is a rich Web application that brings together imagery from the best ground- and space-based observatories across the world to allow people to easily explore the night sky through their computers."
|May 13, 2008|
|154:|| Microsoft Launches Messenger Video|
"Microsoft Corp has launched a new online service in 20 countries which will allow users to watch video clips at the same time as a network of friends and chat via Windows Live Messenger."
|May 13, 2008|
|155:|| Bill Gates Says, Microsoft "focused on its independent strategy"|
"Those comments seemed to set a different tone than on Tuesday in South Korea, where he said the company wasn't ruling out alternative partnerships after the failure to buy Yahoo."
|May 7, 2008|
|156:|| Microsoft walks away from Yahoo deal||May 4, 2008|
|157:|| Microsoft Ready to Go Hostile in Yahoo Deal||Apr 25, 2008|
|158:|| Microsoft Quarterly Figures Show $14.45 billion|
"For the quarter, Microsoft had sales of $14.45 billion, flat relative to the same period a year ago. Profit was $4.39 billion, or 47 cents a share, beating the 44 cents Wall Street analysts expected on average."
|Apr 25, 2008|
|159:|| Microsoft Unveils Live Mesh Web Service|
"This new software-plus-services platform enables PCs and other devices to 'come alive' by making them aware of each other through the internet,"
|Apr 23, 2008|
|160:|| Microsoft Offers Advertising Funded Works SE|
"After years of exploring the matter, Microsoft has finally started offering an ad-funded version of Microsoft Works in some countries."
|Apr 19, 2008|